Culture Briefs: Thanksgiving Magician

November 16, 2014 Meaghan McGoldrick
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The Brooklyn Public Library will present the always popular master magician Amore on Saturday, November 22 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Central Library’s Dweck Center (10 Grand Army Plaza). The kid-favorite performer will present an edge-of-your-seat fun family magic show – while also celebrating the magic of Thanksgiving.

The free event – appropriate for all ages – will offer laughs and amazement. From the moment the show begins until the grand finale, children – and adults alike – will be mesmerized and mystified.

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The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will present a special showing of the 1959 Julie Andrews classic “The Sound of Music” on Sunday, November 30 at 2 p.m. in the Peter Jay Sharp Building (30 Lafayette Avenue) at 2 p.m.

The showing – ages five and up – is ticketed at $10 for general admission, $8 for Cinema Club members and $7 for children 12 and under. BAM Movie Moguls get in for free.

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Those New Yorkers interested into the hustle and bustle of their own backyard can head down to the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library (10 Grand Army Plaza) on Tuesday, December 2 where New York Time’s Sam Roberts will tell the vibrant story of America’s great metropolis through 101 distinct objects that span the history of New York.

From beads from the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan to automats, bagels and checker taxicabs, Roberts will discuss objects that embody the narrative of New York City in the library’s Dweck Center from 7 p.m. to 9p.m.

The free event will feature a discussion with Kevin Baker.

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